Everton striker Moise Kean has hit back at criticism from his father, whom he hasn’t spoken to since he was 14, after he claimed it was a mistake for the youngster to move from Italy.

Kean’s father Jean believes that the Italian forward is not feeling good at Everton. He told Centro Suono Sport “Sending my son to England was a mistake, because he’s still too young, he’s not feeling good at Everton, I didn’t like this transfer. I hope he can come back to Italy as soon as possible, I hope he goes to Rome, but the important thing is that he comes back here.”

The 27 million pound signing responded with a post on his Instagram page, which read, “Don’t talk about my life when yours is not an example. I don’t fear the hard times when the best comes [after] them. Thanks.” Kean has endured a difficult start to life on Merseyside, failing to score in his first nine league appearances for the Toffees. He has also completed the full 90 minutes just once this season and was dropped from the squad for the last game against Southampton after turning up late for a team meeting.

Transfer rumours have been circling as well with a number of Italian clubs being linked with a potential loan move in January, including AC Milan and Roma. Kean has been capped three times for Italy and has scored two goals in those games. Everton’s next game is against Norwich on Saturday

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